Bakersfield Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bakersfield, CA

General Bakersfield Information

State: California

County: Kern County

Close cities: Shafter, CA, Buttonwillow, CA, Oildale, CA, Mettler, CA, Edison, CA, Rosedale, CA, Dustin Acres, CA, Arvin, CA, Tupman, CA, Weedpatch, CA, Lamont, CA, Greenfield, CA

Bakersfield Population (census data)
Total 315,837 (+23.7% since 2000)
Male 153,541 (48.6%)
Female 162,296 (51.4%)

Population Density: 2,793 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 93.1 (US Avg is 100)

Bakersfield Elevation: 408 feet above sea level

Land Area: 113.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $51,664

Zip Codes: 93308, 93307, 93306, 93390, 93304, 93385, 93305, 93309, 93313, 93386, 93303, 93380, 93311, 93389, 93314, 93388, 93301, 93302, 93384, 93312, 93387, 93383, 93263, 93382, and 93381.

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Bakersfield Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (51.1%)
  • Hispanic (32.5%)
  • Other race (18.7%)
  • Black (9.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (10.3%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • United States (5.6%)
  • Italian (3.0%)
  • French (2.1%)
Foriegn Born: 33,631 people (10.6%)
  • Latin America (75.8%)
  • Asia (24.2%)

Local Bakersfield Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels
NBA Basketball: Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers
NHL Hockey: Los Angeles Kings

Bakersfield School Information

High Schools
Bakersfield High (1241 G Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Kern Union High District)
Beardsley Junior High (1001 Roberts Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Beardsley Elementary District)
Centennial High (8601 Hageman, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Kern Union High District)
Chipman Junior High (2905 Eissler Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Compton Junior High (3211 Pico Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Earl Warren Junior High (4615 Mountain Vista Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
East Bakersfield High (2200 Quincy Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Kern Union High District)
Foothill High (501 Park Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Kern Union High District)
Fred L. Thompson Junior High (4200 Planz Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Frontier High (6401 Allen Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93314 - Kern Union High District)
Fruitvale Junior High (2114 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Fruitvale Elementary District)
Golden Valley High (801 Hosking Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Kern Union High District)
Highland High (2900 Royal Scots Way, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Kern Union High District)
Liberty High (925 Jewetta Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Kern Union High District)
North High (300 Galaxy Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Kern Union High District)
O. J. Actis Junior High (2400 Westholme Boulevard, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Ridgeview High (8501 Stine Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Kern Union High District)
South High (1101 Planz Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Kern Union High District)
Stockdale High (2800 Buena Vista Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Kern Union High District)
Stonecreek Junior High (8000 Akers Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Tevis Junior High (3901 Pin Oak Park Boulevard, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Vista Continuation High (200 P Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Kern Union High District)
Vista West Continuation High (7115 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Kern Union High District)
West High (1200 New Stine Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Kern Union High District)
Middle Schools
Curran Middle (1116 Lymric Way, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Bakersfield City District)
Edison Middle (721 Edison Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Edison Elementary District)
Emerson Middle (801 Fourth Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Fairfax Middle (1500 South Fairfax Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Fairfax Elementary District)
Freedom Middle (11445 Noriega, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Greenfield Middle (1109 Pacheco Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Leon H. Ollivier Middle (7310 Monitor Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
McKee Middle (205 McKee Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Norris Middle (6940 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Norris Elementary District)
Rosedale Middle (12463 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Sequoia Middle (900 Belle Terrace, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Sierra Middle (3017 Center Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Standard Middle (1222 North Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Standard Elementary District)
Walter Stiern Middle (2551 Morning Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Washington Middle (1101 Noble Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Elementary Schools
Almondale Elementary (10510 Chippewa Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
American Elementary (600 Verdugo, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Amy B. Seibert Elementary (2800 Agate Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Berkshire Elementary (3900 Berkshire Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Bill L. Williams Elementary (5601 Harris Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Buena Vista Elementary (6547 Buena Vista Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Caroline Harris Elementary (4110 Garnsey Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Bakersfield City District)
Casa Loma Elementary (525 East Casa Loma Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Bakersfield City District)
Centennial Elementary (15200 Westdale Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary (4201 Mesa Marin Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Charles H. Castle Elementary (6001 Edgemont Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Christa McAuliffe Elementary (8900 Westwold Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
College Heights Elementary (2551 Sunny Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary (3401 Renegade Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Columbia Elementary (703 Mondavi Way, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Fruitvale Elementary District)
Del Rio Elementary (600 Hidalgo Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Discovery Elementary (7500 Vaquero Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Fruitvale Elementary District)
Donald E. Suburu Elementary (7315 Harris Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Lakeside Union District)
Downtown Elementary (2021 M Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Bakersfield City District)
Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary (5501 Thorner Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Endeavour Elementary (9300 Meacham Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Fruitvale Elementary District)
Evergreen Elementary (2600 Rose Marie Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Fairview Elementary (425 East Fairview Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Frank West Elementary (2400 Benton Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Franklin Elementary (2400 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Bakersfield City District)
Fremont Elementary (607 Texas Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Bakersfield City District)
General Shafter Elementary (1316 Shafter Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - General Shafter Elementary District)
Harding Elementary (3201 Pico Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Henry Eissler Elementary (2901 Eissler Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Highland Elementary (2900 Barnett Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Standard Elementary District)
Horace Mann Elementary (2710 Niles Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Horizon Elementary (7901 Monitor Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Hort Elementary (2301 Park Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Independence Elementary (2345 Old Farm Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Jefferson Elementary (816 Lincoln Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Lakeside Elementary (14535 Old River Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Lakeside Union District)
Laurelglen Elementary (2601 El Portal Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Leo B. Hart Elementary (9501 Ridge Oak Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Leo G. Pauly Elementary (313 Planz Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Longfellow Elementary (1900 Stockton Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Louise Sandrini Elementary (4100 Alum Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
McKee Elementary (201 McKee Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
McKinley Elementary (601 Fourth Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Mt. Vernon Elementary (2161 Potomac Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Bakersfield City District)
Munsey Elementary (3801 Brave Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Bakersfield City District)
Myra A. Noble Elementary (1015 Noble Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Norris Elementary (7110 Old Farm Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Norris Elementary District)
North Beardsley Elementary (900 Sanford Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Beardsley Elementary District)
Olive Drive Elementary (7800 Darrin Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Norris Elementary District)
Orangewood Elementary (9600 Eucalyptus Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Edison Elementary District)
Panama Elementary (9400 Stine Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Patriot Elementary (4410 Old Farm Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Pioneer Drive Elementary (4404 Pioneer Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Plantation Elementary (901 Plantation Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Planz Elementary (2400 Planz Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Quailwood Elementary (7301 Remington Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Fruitvale Elementary District)
Raffaello Palla Elementary (800 Fairview Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Ramon Garza Elementary (2901 Center Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Rio Bravo Elementary (22725 Elementary Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93314 - Rio Bravo-Greeley Union Elementary District)
Rio Bravo-Greeley Elementary (6601 Enos Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93314 - Rio Bravo-Greeley Union Elementary District)
Ronald Reagan Elementary (10800 Rosslyn Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Roosevelt Elementary (2324 Verde Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Rosedale-North Elementary (11500 Meacham Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Rosedale Union Elementary District)
Roy W. Loudon Elementary (4000 Loudon Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93313 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
San Lauren Elementary (5210 Victor Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Beardsley Elementary District)
Shirley Lane Elementary (6714 Shirley Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Fairfax Elementary District)
Sing Lum Elementary (4600 Chaney Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93311 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Standard Elementary (115 East Minner Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Standard Elementary District)
Stella I. Hills Elementary (3800 Jewett Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Bakersfield City District)
Stine Elementary (4300 Wilson Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Stockdale Elementary (7801 Kroll Way, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Valle Verde Elementary (400 Berkshire Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Vineland Elementary (14327 Vineland Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Vineland Elementary District)
Virginia Avenue Elementary (3301 Virginia Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Fairfax Elementary District)
Voorhies Elementary (6001 Pioneer Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
W. A. Kendrick Elementary (2200 Faith Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Greenfield Union Elementary District)
Wayne Van Horn Elementary (5501 Kleinpell Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Panama-Buena Vista Union District)
Wayside Elementary (1000 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Bakersfield City District)
William B. Bimat Elementary (8600 Northshore Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93312 - Norris Elementary District)
William Penn Elementary (2201 San Emidio Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93304 - Bakersfield City District)
Williams Elementary (1201 Williams Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Wingland Elementary (701 Douglas Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Standard Elementary District)
Other/Private Schools
Beardsley Intermediate (1001 Roberts Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 - Beardsley Elementary District)
Bessie E. Owens Intermediate (815 Eureka Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Bessie E. Owens Primary (815 Potomac Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Bakersfield City District)
Kern County Community (1300 17th Street City Centre, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Kern County Office Of Education District)
Kern County Juvenile Court (1300 17th Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Kern County Office Of Education District)
Kern County Special Education (1300 17th Street, City Centre, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Kern County Office Of Education District)
Kern Workforce 2000 Academy (5801 Sundale Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93309 - Kern Union High District)
Rafer Johnson Community Day (1001 Tenth Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93306 - Bakersfield City District)
Special Services/Constellation (815 Eureka Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Kern Union High District)
Sunset (8301 Sunset Boulevard, Bakersfield, CA, 93307 - Vineland Elementary District)
Three R's Achievement Academy (1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 - Bakersfield City District)
Valley Oaks Charter (3501 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 - Kern County Office Of Education District)

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